Jack Hardy will make his Vodacom Super Rugby debut on the left wing in one of three changes to the Reds team to face the Stormers in Brisbane on Friday.
The 20-year-old comes in for Sefa Naivalu, who started against the Rebels last weekend and moves to outside centre in place of the injured Chris Feauai-Sautia.
In the forwards, lock Lukhan Salakaia-Loto moves to the loose trio, while 20-year-old lock Harry Hockings takes his place in the second row.
Hooker Brandon Paenga-Amosa also gets an opportunity to start in place of Alex Mafi, who drops to the bench.
Reds – 15 Hamish Stewart, 14 Filipo Daugunu, 13 Sefa Naivalu, 12 Samu Kerevi (c), 11 Jack Hardy, 10 Bryce Hegarty, 9 Tate McDermott, 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7 Liam Wright, 6 Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, 5 Harry Hockings, 4 Izack Rodda, 3 Ruan Smith, 2 Brandon Paenga-Amosa, 1 JP Smith.
Subs: 16 Alex Mafi, 17 Harry Hoopert, 18 Taniela Tupou, 19 Angus Blyth, 20 Fraser McReight, 21 Moses Sorovi, 22 Duncan Paia’aua, 23 Isaac Lucas.
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